Starting school is an important milestone in a child’s life. There are so many ways you can support your child to have a great start to school and foster a love of learning.
Using transitions statements
Watch this video to learn more about transition statements.
What is the transition statement parent/carer consent form, and what does it mean for my child?
A positive start to school will help your child develop a lifelong love of learning.
Practical ideas to get ready for school
We’ve put together some fun activities, tips and advice that you can use at home to make this an exciting time for your child.
As your child’s first teacher, you are in the best position to support their transition to school through establishing routines and providing positive experiences.
By working together, families, kindy teachers and school staff can all support children as they transition from home to kindy to school.
Supporting their transition
Talking, reading and playing with your child are all ways they learn. This helps them to get school-ready.
Talking with your child about going to Prep, what they can expect to do there and other kids they know who go to school will help them feel more confident.
In Queensland, children with significant educational support needs can access support through early childhood development programs and services.